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Music department concert features guest artists Emerald Road

Posted on May 6, 2016 by

This Friday, Erskine’s Sinfonia presents guest artists EMERALD ROAD, a Celtic folk ensemble from Upstate South Carolina, followed by the Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall Free    

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Men’s volleyball team and coach make history

Posted on May 4, 2016 by

Just as the men’s volleyball team created an exciting chapter in Erskine athletic history by heading to the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship Tournament for the second time in three years, Head Men’s Volleyball Coach Heather Vahjen made history as the first woman coach of a men’s volleyball team in the history of the NCAA tournament. […]

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Erskine students mark Independent College and University Day

Posted on May 3, 2016 by

In celebration of Independent College and University Day, six Erskine students—Logan Franks, Austin Hough, Crawford Krebs, Meg Randall, Walker Riley, and Amanda Stevenson—joined students from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) member schools April 13 at the State House in Columbia to express gratitude for the funding and support of tuition grants. The Erskine […]

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Spring play to be staged May 6-7

Posted on May 2, 2016 by

The Erskine Players will stage You Can’t Take it With You in a reader’s theater format Friday, May 6, at 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, at 3:30 p.m. Both performances are in Lesesne Auditorium and admission is free. Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart in 1936 and released as a film directed […]

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Athletic victories add spark to Alumni Day 2016

Posted on April 25, 2016 by

Perfect weather and exciting athletic successes for the baseball, men’s volleyball, and women’s tennis teams marked Alumni Day 2016 at Erskine College, as several hundred alumni and family members gathered on the Due West campus Saturday, April 23, for class reunions and the renewal of friendships. Dr. Clifton Earl Linderman ’59 and Harriet Elizabeth Smith […]

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Biology professor receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted on April 21, 2016 by

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Naoma Nelsen was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 11th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 12. Each year, a member of the faculty from each SCICU institution is nominated for the teaching award according to rigorous SCICU […]

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Alumni Day set for April 23

Posted on April 6, 2016 by

Alumni Weekend 2016 at Erskine College will offer alumni a chance to reconnect with friends and classmates on the Due West campus Saturday, April 23. “We’re looking for a fun-filled day for alumni and their families,” Director of Alumni Affairs Buddy Ferguson said. For the first time in recent years, alumni will be able to […]

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Women students recognized at AAUW dinner

Posted on March 10, 2016 by

This article was contributed by Honorary Alumnus Richard Haldeman of Due West, who was Erskine’s public relations director for many years.   “Go as far as you can. Keep going, keep learning. Open your eyes to any educational opportunity.” That was the advice given to outstanding women students at Erskine College and Abbeville County high […]

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AMS showcases student talents at Black History Month program

Posted on March 4, 2016 by

The Erskine College Association for Multicultural Students (AMS) presented “African American Heroes and Trailblazers—A Celebration of Black History” Feb. 25 in Memorial Hall. Participants included many students who took the stage to offer readings, poetry, music, and dance. Longtime staff member Tobe Frierson, who serves as AMS sponsor, directed and accompanied the Erskine Gospel Choir. […]

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